Mose, the plan on interventions for environmental and coastal defense of Venice and its lagoon: The Mose is a far-ranging plan of measures to safeguard Venice and the lagoon area, implemented by the Italian State (Ministero delle Infrastrutture e dei Trasporti – Provveditorato Interregionale per le Opere Pubbliche del Triveneto) through the Consorzio Venezia Nuova. The vast programme of activities combines protection from floods and sea storms with restoration of the morphological balance throughout the entire lagoon ecosystem. The Mose is a model of adaptation to climate change, a worldwide reference for other countries involved in the challenge of coastal and environmental defence. To live with water in a resilient environment and improve the biodiversity of the Venice lagoon.